Le Duguay Trouin

Nominal Guns74W006
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down15.11.1794W006
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis W006
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire ClassW006
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)W006
CategoryThird RateW006
National RatePremier RangW006
Ship TypeShip of the Line W006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Implacable' (1805) (74)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck181' 6"Imperial Inch4.5974 (15′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel148' 11 ⅝"Imperial Inch3.7592 (12′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth48' 11"Imperial Inch1.2192 (3′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 7"Imperial Inch0.508 (1′ 7″ Imperial)
Burthen1,895 2294Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Gundeck172' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)55.8656 (183′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.3318 (47′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold22' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1456 (23′ 5″ Imperial)


1805Broadside Weight = 910 French Livre (982.072 lbs 445.445 kg)W006
Gun Deck4 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Gun Deck16 French 8-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1782700Design Complement

1 Ship Commander

1805 - 3.11.1805Capitaine de Vaisseau Claude Touffet (1767-1805)TRN5

Service History

29.8.1803Action of 1803-08-29
2.9.1803Action of 1803-09-02
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
4.11.1805Battle of Cape Ortegal
4.11.1805Taken by the British At the Battle of Cape Ortegal


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